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Drill recovery issues go interplanetary
Many Earthbound mineral exploration geologists can relate to the disappointment that must have been felt by NASA scientists when they realized that the Perseverance rover did not recover a sample... — Updated 8/17/2021 Full story
Mars geologist preps for historic drilling
A year after embarking on its 292.5-million-mile journey to Mars, NASA's Perseverance rover is readying to collect its first Martian rock sample. Since its February arrival, the robotic geologist... — Updated 8/10/2021 Full story